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The “accidental” arrival of the legendary F4U Corsair in the South Pacific and the story of Ken Walsh, the first man to become a “Corsair ace”
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety
The story of how the iconic Vought F4U Corsair got the Nickname “Ensign Eliminator”
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Watch this clip of a USAF B-29 dropping the VB-13 Tarzon bomb, the American guided variant of the British 12,000-pound Tall Boy
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
Watch this clip of a USAF B-29 dropping the VB-13 Tarzon bomb, the American guided variant of the British 12,000-pound Tall Boy
“Things don’t look rosy for our big cities:” Here’s what the Luftwaffe’s leadership thought of the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress bomber
Aviation History / Military Aviation
“Things don’t look rosy for our big cities:” Here’s what the Luftwaffe’s leadership thought of the B-17 after their first encounter with a captured Flying Fortress
The day Luftwaffe Bf 109Gs were overwhelmed by Fleet Air Arm F4Fs and why the little Wildcat could be more than a match for the legendary Messerschmitt Bf 109
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The day Luftwaffe Bf 109Gs were overwhelmed by Fleet Air Arm F4Fs and why the little Wildcat could be more than a match for the legendary Messerschmitt Bf 109
Commander of Memphis Belle tells the story of the B-17 Flying Fortress raid on the Focke-Wulf plant at Bremen (featured in Memphis Belle movie)
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Commander of Memphis Belle tells the story of the B-17 Flying Fortress raid on the Focke-Wulf plant at Bremen (featured in Memphis Belle movie)
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Almost nothing went right: the first unsuccessful B-29 raid on Tokyo (led by former commander of Memphis Belle)
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Almost nothing went right: the first, unsuccessful B-29 raid on Tokyo (led by former commander of Memphis Belle)
WWII Luftwaffe Fighter Pilots explain why attacking a B-17 formation from behind was like ‘trying to make love to a porcupine that is on fire’
Aviation History / Military Aviation
WWII Luftwaffe Fighter Pilots explain why attacking a B-17 formation from behind was like ‘trying to make love to a porcupine that is on fire’
The story behind the horrific photo of B-17G “Wee Willie,” the Flying Fortress with one wing blown off, plummeting to its doom
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story behind the horrific photo of B-17G “Wee Willie,” the Flying Fortress with one wing blown off, plummeting to its doom
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A Christmas miracle: the German Bf 109 Ace who saved the crew of a badly damaged American B-17 by escorting the crippled bomber over the North Sea
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
A Christmas miracle: the German Bf 109 Ace who saved the crew of a badly damaged American B-17 by escorting the crippled bomber over the North Sea
The day Allied POWs at Stalag Luft III saw a Luftwaffe Me 262 flying above the camp were so shocked they feared Germany could still win War World II
Aviation History / Military Aviation
When Allied POWs at Stalag Luft III saw a Me 262 flying above the camp were so shocked they feared Germany could still win War World II
A Japanese Zero fighter pilot’s first encounter with the F6F Hellcat was usually his last. Here’s why.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
A Japanese Zero fighter pilot’s first encounter with the F6F Hellcat was usually his last. Here’s why.
Here’s how a single Arleigh Burke class DDG would have stopped the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare
Here’s how a single Arleigh Burke class DDG would have stopped the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor
Here’s why the B-29 remote controlled turrets were worse than B-17 and B-24 manned turrets in protecting the aircraft from enemy fighters
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
Here’s why the B-29 remote controlled turrets were worse than B-17 and B-24 manned turrets in protecting the aircraft from enemy fighters
The story of “Lulubelle,” Pappy Boyington’s F4U Corsair Nose Art that Never was
Aviation History / Aviation Humor / Military Aviation
The story of “Lulubelle,” Pappy Boyington’s F4U Corsair Nose Art that Never was
Meet the B-17 All American: the Flying Fortress that made it home after being sliced by the wing of a Luftwaffe Me 109
Aviation History / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Meet the B-17 All American: the Flying Fortress that made it home after being sliced by the wing of a Luftwaffe Me 109
America’s Top Ace Richard Bong nailed a crocodile With a burst of 20mm cannon fire from his P-38 to protect his comrades trying to rescue a fellow pilot who had been missing in the jungle
Aviation History / Military Aviation
America’s Top Ace Richard Bong nailed a crocodile With a burst of 20mm cannon fire from his P-38 to protect his comrades trying to rescue a fellow pilot who had been missing in the jungle
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